WordPress, WordPress, WordPress. Lately, you have heard this term thrown around a lot. You’ve been hearing great things about WordPress, the most popular of content management systems (CMSs). Now you’re curious. You want to dive in.
You’re ready to take full advantage of the WordPress platform to power your website. But there’s a problem. You don’t know what to do or where to start as far as installing WordPress goes.
Well, rest your worries. In today’s serving, you’ll learn everything you need to install WordPress on your web server or locally on your PC. We will show you how to install WordPress using one-click installers, and then do it manually just to have some fun. By the end of this tutorial, you’ll be a WordPress installation ninja, so you can concentrate on your work. In other words, you’ll learn:
Which role do you get to play in all this? Of course, you just have to try out this tutorial or share your thoughts and experiences in the comments. Deal? Great, let’s take it to the stars.
How to Install WordPress using One-Click Installers
Script installers such as Softaculous, Fantastico, and Mojo Marketplace among others make installing WordPress super duper easy. All you have to do is click a button here, a button there and your work is done. In this tutorial, we are covering the three script installers we just mentioned. Let’s begin with my personal fav.
How to Install WordPress using Mojo Marketplace
Formerly known as Simple Scripts, Mojo Marketplace makes installing WordPress “…so easy, a four year old can…” hack it. You don’t need previous experience, or special training; just the ability to hit that mouse button.
Mojo Marketplace powers WordPress quick install for a couple of web hosts including, but not limited to, Bluehost, Hostgator, Fatcow, and Host Monster. All you have to do is login to your control panel e.g. cPanel, and find the Mojo Marketplace tab. Then hit the One-Click Installs icon. This should redirect you to Mojo Marketplace:
Under the Blogs & Website Builders tab, you should spot WordPress easily. Click on the WordPress icon to launch the installation page. Here, you have two options. You can either install a new WordPress site or import an older installation. Hit the Install button to set up a new site and on the next page, select to which domain you would like to install WordPress.
Click the Check Domain button. Mojo Marketplace will check your domain and direct you to the last step:
Select the Show advanced options checkbox to input your site
This article was written by Freddy Muriuki and originally published on WPKube.